Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Chaden Noureddine is a rising fourth-year medical student at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She immigrated from Lebanon to the United States at 17 years old. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at Rutgers, Newark, NJ where she majored in Biology and minored in Psychology, Chemistry, and Honors Studies. Her interest in psychiatry was kindled from an early age when she saw the adversities patients with mental illnesses had to face, especially in a homogeneous society. She hopes to further her knowledge and create an impact in the fields of health justice, namely by impacting minority access to mental health and reducing the stigma surrounding mental illnesses. She is also passionate about technology in psychiatry, as well as as the role of art in psychiatry. In 2020-2021, she served as PsychSIGN Region 3 Chair, as well as PsychSIGN Magazine Editor-in-Chief. She serves on the executive board of AAPAL, and as a medical student commitee member as part of AGLP. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, painting, writing poetry, brewing, drinking, and serving coffee, as well as playing video games.